Weekly News for September 21, 2016

Men’s Club-Cumberland Fair

The Men’s Club is once again looking for volunteers to work a shift or shifts at our food booth at the Cumberland Fair. We will be once again serving breakfast(8:00-11:00 am), lunch(11:00-4:00 pm) and supper (4:00-8:00 pm). Our fare will be the same as last year; breakfast sandwiches, hamburgers, hot dogs, grilled cheese, and assorted drinks.

There will be a sign up board in the Gathering Space soon for those interested. If you have any questions or want to call in to volunteer, please call Norm Smith as he’s handling the work scheduling. Norm Smith: Home# 829-5802 Cell# 749-8462

Blessing of the Animals

Saturday, September 24th at 10:00 am. Bring your pet (on restraints please) or a picture of your pet to receive God’s blessing for your pet and for you together!

Quarterly Congregational Meeting
THE FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH INFORMAL MEETING WILL TAKE PLACE AFTER CHURCH ON OCT 2ND.
It has been so busy this month that it seemed practical to move this one ahead. Jeanne

Ten Commandments Discussion
Join Pastor Nancy every Tuesday starting on September 20th at 3:00 pm until November 22nd for an exciting and interesting discussion of the Ten Commandments for the 21st century.

We will be utilizing The Ten Commandments: Laws of the Heart. You will find more information on this program in your newsletter.

Movie Night

Friday September 30th at 5:30pm—Everyone bring a pizza!

We will watch “Bruce Almighty” PG-13 (one hour forty minutes)

Looking at movies with ‘eyes of our heart’ – we will discuss where we find God in this film. What in or how does this film influence(s) our culture?

Christmas Baskets Donations.

We Need help to filling the raffle baskets. There is a list of the items needed in front of the basket for donated goods. The collection basket/box is located in the Gathering Space. We appreciate all the help to make the Christmas Basket Raffle a success! If anyone would rather donate money instead of shopping, we will do the shopping! All you need to do is let Terri, or any of the Tuesday gals aware of the money donation! All of the TUESDAY GALS thank you for all your HELP!

Bulbs and Lily Roots Looking for a New Home
I have recently dug up my spring bulb/lily bed and have bulbs and lily roots that need a new home. They are free for anyone who wants them. Priscilla Brobst 829-3480 rbrobst1@maine.rr.com

Pet Place Pantry Needs

Dry Dog Food

Dry Cat Food

Kitty Litter

Food Pantry Needs

Greetings to all of you,

Traffic continues to be steady at the pantry. We seem to be serving about 35-40 families a week. Now that summer is almost here donations tend to slow down so your help will be invaluable.

Need list

jam/jelly

baked beans

soups – beef, chowders

boxed mac and cheese

Hamburger Helper

coffee

toothpaste

ketchup

mayonnaise

mustard

salad dressing

spaghettios

canned fruit

personal hygiene items

household cleaners

We continue to be thankful for all your support and donations. It truly is a community pantry.

Donations may be dropped off at the church and will be taken to the pantry. Thank you.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, September 21 – Choir Rehearsal – 7:00 pm

Thursday, September 22 – Council – 6:30 pm

Saturday, September 24 – Pet Place Pantry – 9:00-10:00 am

Saturday, September 24 – Blessing of the Animals 10:00 am

Tuesday, September 27 – Women’s Fellowship/Tuesday Gals – 10:00 am

Tuesday, September 27– Ten Commandments Discussion- 3:00 pm

Friday, September 30 – Movie Night – 5:30 pm

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